“Wave Formation” Is The Easiest Hair Trick You’ll Learn
When Anh Co Tran speaks, we listen. And when he does hair? We don’t dare shift our gazes. Last year, the L.A.-based hairstylist set the hair trend by updating the basic lob with soft, A-line, choppy layers, and a cult styling technique. It makes sense that we jumped on board — the cut and style works on most hair textures and types, and there’s a version that’s right for just about every aesthetic and lifestyle. That, and it’s just so damn cool.
It follows that his latest trendsetting move — a technique he’s calling “wave formation” — is just as rad. Basically, it’s a mixture of two techniques: loose barrel curls, and waves made by using a 1.5-inch curling iron like a waving iron. Neither is new, but when done together, the result is fresh, modern, and very L.A.